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An implantable fluid management device, designed to drain excess fluid from a variety of locations in a living host into a second location within the host, such as the bladder of that host. The device may be used to treat ascites, chronic pericardial effusions, normopressure hydrocephalus, hydrocephalus, pulmonary edema, or any fluid collection within the body of a human, or a non-human mammal.

Title
Implantable fluid management system for the removal of excess fluid
Application Number
10/826237
Publication Number
7909790 (B2)
Application Date
April 17, 2004
Publication Date
March 22, 2011
Inventor
Daniel R Burnett
Menlo Park
CA, US
Agent
Christopher C Bolten
Nicola A Pisano
Jones Day
Assignee
NovaShunt
CH
IPC
A61F 2/04
A61M 5/00
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